Clapton’s Hyde And Seek

Guitar hero announces big London Park concert for next summer

By Gary Graff
November 29, 2017

Eric Clapton doesn’t play many concerts anymore, but he’s announced a big one for 2018. Clapton will headline a British Summer Time series concert on July 8 in London’s Hyde Park, topping a bill that also includes Santana, Steve Winwood and Gary Clark, Jr., with more artists to be announced.

In a statement Clapton says that: “I have happy memories of performing in Hyde Park in the past and I’m really looking forward to playing there again—the whole atmosphere is very special.”

It will be Clapton’s third appearance in Hyde Park, following a 1969 date with Blind Faith and another in 2008. He had not announced any additional shows for 2018; This year he also played concerts in New York and Los Angeles